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Living In Prosper TX


This page provides guidance for anyone who is thinking about moving to Prosper and wants to make an objective assessment of what living in Prosper in 2019 is like. Prosper livability factors are presented along with descriptions, pictures and maps of moderately priced Prosper homes that currently are for sale. At the bottom of this page are links to authoritative sources that provide additional general information about living in Prosper.


Prosper livability factors


2018 best Dallas suburbs rank: 5

Click this best places to live in Dallas link for complete rankings, metrics and analysis methodology.

  2019 public schools academic performance index: 74.6
  2017 crime incidence / 1000 residents: 11.9
  2017 median single family house value: $408,300
  2017 residences owner occupied: 85.7%
  2017 median household income: $133,971
  2017 population: 20,312
  2013 - 2017 population growth: 56.0%


Prosper public schools rank eighteenth among 2019 Dallas suburbs with best public schools and its high school, Prosper High School ranks twenty-first among the 2019 best open enrollment high schools in the DFW metroplex. Prosper has experienced the second fastest population growth rate in the Dallas Fort Worth area over the past three years and has the twenty-second highest percentage of owner occupied homes of all Dallas area suburbs. Some of the ways Prosper is different from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these from and similar to other DFW cities and towns are shown on these best Dallas suburbs and about Dallas suburbs pages.

Prosper is located in central west Collin County and central east Denton County, approximately 36 miles north of downtown Dallas and 55 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth. As the DFW metroplex continues to grow and becomes more densely populated, its proximity to the Legacy and north Dallas business centers, both the DFW International and Love Field airports, and downtown Dallas is likely to make Prosper residential real estate even more desirable than it is now for people who need to commute frequently to and from these areas.

Local schools

Prosper public schools are not only among the best in the DFW metroplex, they are among the best in the State of Texas ... most school age children who reside in Prosper are eligible to attend Prosper Independent School District ... one neighborhood in far west Prosper is served by the Denton Independent School District

Click on this Prosper schools link for TEA STAAR scores, student population by grade, and other information for all Prosper public schools. Performance information for other DFW metroplex school districts is available on this Dallas Fort Worth school districts page and performance information for other public schools in the Dallas area is provided on these DFW high schools, DFW middle schools and DFW elementary schools pages.

Neighborhoods

Looking for the best places to live in Prosper? A big reason living in Prosper is considered so desirable is its wonderful neighborhoods and they are a great place to begin your search. Links to profiles describing some of the best of these neighborhoods are provided below.


Single-family homes

Single-family homes (identified as one-unit, detached houses by the U.S. Census Bureau) account for 87.7 percent of the Prosper residences ... median value of owner-occupied single-family homes is $408,300 ... about 88 percent of Prosper housing units have been built during the past 25 or so years ... approximately three percent of these residences are more than 50 years old ... about seventeen percent of Prosper housing units have been constructed since 2014


New home construction

There currently is limited new home construction occurring in Prosper. Click on this new construction homes link to see all new Prosper homes that are currently listed for sale. If you thinking about buying a new construction home in Prosper, you may want to carefully consider the guidance about builder quality provided on this DFW best home builders page.

I frequently am asked by folks who have never bought a new construction home if they should be assisted by a buyer’s agent when selecting a builder and when negotiating their new home purchase. Most of the time my answers are "Yes" and "Yes."


Commutes

Approximately 14 miles and 18 minutes drive time without traffic from central Prosper to the Legacy business center... 34 miles and 35 minutes to the DFW International Airport passenger terminals ... 36 miles and 37 minutes to downtown Dallas

Commute time and distance information for additional destinations, and for other DFW metroplex cities and towns, is provided on this average DFW commute distances and times page page.

Demographics

2017 estimated population 20,312 ... population density 808 residents per square mile ... 56.0 percent population increase between 2013 - 2017 ... 2017 annual median household income $133,971 ... 85.7 percent of Prosper residences are owner occupied

Additional demographic information about Prosper and similar information about other DFW cities and towns are available by clicking on this more about DFW suburbs link.

Property taxes

Prosper is located in two different counties and students living in Prosper attend schools operated by four separate school districts. Since these entities have different tax rates, Prosper real estate property tax rates for #dates-2017-property-taxesr# range from 2.30 percent to 2.46 percent of tax appraisal value. A description of how Texas property taxes are calculated and paid, along with property tax rates for other DFW cities and towns, are available by clicking on this DFW property tax rates link.

Cities/towns near Prosper

from Trophy Club              
city/townbest
cities/towns
rank
populationmedian
house value
median
household income
milesdirection             
Celina249,836$265,400$96,1397north
Cross Roads84013west
Frisco17177,286$335,900$120,7018south
Little Elm3746,548$205,300$93,09412southwest
McKinney25181,330$255,300$87,60813east


Note: Best cities/towns rank derived from analysis presented on best Dallas suburbs page.

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, State of Texas Comptroller and Google Maps.


Moderately priced homes for sale in Prosper

Key to understanding what living in Prosper is like is knowing about Prosper housing. Shown below is a typical website presentation of currently listed homes that are more or less in the middle of the Prosper single-family homes price range. A similar presentation of all currently listed Prosper single-family homes and links to pages showing various selections of these homes are available on this Prosper homes for sale page.

The default display order of the property listings shown below is number of days listed, but other sort orders can be selected. The property display also can be easily changed from the default grid display to a detailed list display. If you are viewing this page on a mobile device, a map that shows the location of the selected properties can be displayed by clicking on the map icon.

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780 Dover Drive, Prosper, TX - $461,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 2,493 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Perry Homes New Construction! Mahogany Front Door. Entry With 12-foot Ceilings. Game Room With French Doors. Kitchen Features And Island With Built-in Seating Space. Open Family Room With Ceramic Tile Floor And A Wall Of Windows. Master Bedroom Wi...

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9b Rhea Mills Circle, Prosper, TX - $545,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 1,800 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Updated Ranch Style Home On 1.33 Acres! 3500 Sf Barn Under Roof Grandfathered In You Cannot Build A Barn Larger Than Your House In Prosper Anymore. Barn And Doors Are Larger Enough To Park A Motor Home And All Your Toys. No Hoa Horses Allowed. 4 B...

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871 Wind Brook Lane, Prosper, TX - $459,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,034 SQFT
  • 1 DAY
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Beautiful Home In Prosper's Gentle Creek Estates! Spacious Kitchen With Abundant Counter Space, An Island, Stainless Steel Appliances, Gas Cooktop, Breakfast Bar, And Overlooks The Living And Breakfast Rooms! Breakfast Room Overlooks The Backyard ...

Photo of Listing #14186265

341 Fox Crossing Lane, Prosper, TX - $465,919

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,039 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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No Mud No Pid!! Beazer Homes Summerfield Floor Plan In The Master Planned Community Of Lakes Of Prosper. This Two-story Home Features 4 Beds With Two Down, 3 Baths, Study, Fireplace, Mud Room, Media Room, Covered Porch And Covered Patio And A 3-ca...

Photo of Listing #14186682

4241 Wilson Creek Trail, Prosper, TX - $539,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,175 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Immaculate Highland Home Just 4 Houses From Community Pool & Park. Move-in Condition! Rare Find With Master Suite Plus 3 Bedrooms Downstairs, 5th Bedrm Up, 1 Study Up & 1 Study Down, 4 Car Garage (3rd Bay Is Tandem), Game Room, Media Room, And Out...

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970 Woodstream, Prosper, TX - $500,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 4,476 SQFT
  • 2 DAYS
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Best Deal In The Golfcourse Community Of Gentle Creek Estates In Prosper. Lowest Priced Custom Built Home Over 4k Sq Ft And Still Has Tons Of Upgrades. Extensive Hand-scraped Hardwood Floors, Huge Rooms, Large Private Study, 4 Beds With 4 And A H...

Photo of Listing #14174506

2250 Nocona Drive, Prosper, TX - $475,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,754 SQFT
  • 7 DAYS
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Absolutely Stunning Home With Wow-factor Curb Appeal Offers 5 Bdrms, 3.5 Baths, 3 Car Garage + Study, Formal Dining, Game & Media Rms. Warm & Inviting Entry Wextensive Hardwoods Lead To The Private Office Wfrench Doors & Into The Spacious Family R...

1421 Kirkwood Lane, Prosper, TX - $430,000

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 2.1 Baths
  • 3,475 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Welcome Home! This Beautifully Customized Highland Home Offers Unparalleled Craftsmanship And Exceptional Amenities! This Is The Builders Personal Home And The Attention To Detail And Design Is Truly Remarkable Inside And Out. The Entry Boasts Soa...

960 Stratford Drive, Prosper, TX - $539,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,767 SQFT
  • 8 DAYS
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Meticulously Maintained Highland Home Filled With Many Luxurious Amenities And A Chic Backyard Paradise With Pool... Includes All 4 Bedrooms And Study Down With Game, Media And Full Bath Upstairs!! Welcome Your Guest To An Open Entry With Nailed D...

2109 Overton Park Drive, Prosper, TX - $462,380

Residential, Single Family
  • 5 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,622 SQFT
  • 10 DAYS
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Beautiful 2 Story Home With 5 Bedrooms On A Corner Lot (2 On The 1st Floor Plus Study), 4 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, 2 Dining Areas, Game Room, Media Room, And An Outdoor Living Area. This Home Features An Upscale Finish Out With Granite Countertops...

Photo of Listing #14179833

530 Berkshire Drive, Prosper, TX - $464,990

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,859 SQFT
  • 12 DAYS
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It Feels Like Home The Moment You Open The Door. Kitchen Is A Chefs Dream; Equipped W A Large Island, & 42in Knotty Alder Cabinets To Match The Hand Scrapped Hardwood Floor Throughout. Home Boasts Stunning Coffered & Tray Ceilings Throughout, Thic...

901 Blue Ridge Drive, Prosper, TX - $498,900

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 4.1 Baths
  • 3,590 SQFT
  • 14 DAYS
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Highland Home With Brand New Carpet And Fresh Paint Throughout! Grand Entry With High Ceilings Opens To Office With French Doors And Large Dining Room. Downstairs Has 3 Bedrooms, Spacious Kitchen With Stainless Steel Appliances, Gas Range, Eat-in ...

171 Chapel Hill Drive, Prosper, TX - $529,999

Residential, Single Family
  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,804 SQFT
  • 15 DAYS
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Best Schools In Prosper Isd! One Owner Well Kept Nice And Clean. Former Grand Home Model! This Beautiful Home Offers 6 Bedrooms, 4 Full Baths, A Study Or Mother In-law Suit, Game Room, And Media Room. The Kitchen Offers Granite Counter Top Kitc...

16509 Bidwell Park Way, Prosper, TX - $439,395

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 3,520 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Stunning 2 Story American Legend Home With 4 Bedrooms (2 On First Floor Plus Study) On An Oversized Lot, 3 Full Baths, 2 Dining Areas, Game Room, Media Room, And An Outdoor Living Area. Upscale Finish Out Includes Granite Countertops In The Kitche...

16513 Bidwell Park Way, Prosper, TX - $441,100

Residential, Single Family
  • 4 Beds
  • 3.1 Baths
  • 3,428 SQFT
  • 16 DAYS
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Stunning 2 Story American Legend Home With 4 Bedrooms Plus Study (2 On First Floor), 3 Full Baths, 1 Dining Area, Game Room, Media Room And An Outdoor Living Area. Upscale Finish Out Includes Granite Countertops In The Kitchen, 42 Inch Custom Cabi...


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Listing information last updated on September 19th, 2019 at 6:45pm CDT.